How long have we been burying the dead? And why is it so haunting when we can’t set those who have passed to rest?
The experiences of tight-knit neighborhoods in Mozambique suggest that strict belt-tightening often frays a nation's social fabric.
Throughout North Carolina, more and more farmers are choosing to raise free-range pigs and sell pasture-fed pork. Will that solve the problems caused by industrial meat production?
An anthropologist spent two years studying care at chimpanzee sanctuaries in Cameroon. She left with a deeper appreciation of how human contact, though necessary to rehabilitate and heal rescued wildlife, can also leave lasting scars.
Whether trick-or-treating in the United States or costume play celebrations in Japan, Allhallows Eve has taken many forms as its traditions travel the world.
As poverty and violence force Guatemalans to leave their country, one anthropologist reflects on her work with Indigenous peoples in the highlands—and shows how the U.S. is implicated in its own “migrant crisis.”